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« on: June 22, 2012, 11:14:46 AM »
This post will be updated during the day.  These are new features recently added:

Foot notes.[nb]Check it out.[/nb]

Youtube and other video site auto embed.  Simply copy paste the page link:
#" class="bbc_link" target="_blank">Thomas Dolby "The Flat Earth"
Spamming video or audio links is an abuse of forum features.

Math and Latex js Rendering (non-js latex coming soontm):
[jstex]\lim_{n \to \infty}\sum_{k%3D1}^n \frac{1}{k^2}= \frac{\pi^2}{6}[/jstex]
« Last Edit: June 22, 2012, 11:17:20 AM by John Davis »
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Re: New Forum Changes
« Reply #1 on: June 22, 2012, 11:27:03 AM »
That is awesome. Nice work.

Inb4 a million nasa videos in the upper fora, but so be it.

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Re: New Forum Changes
« Reply #2 on: June 22, 2012, 11:29:08 AM »
Thank you very much John. You truly are a pie amongst men.

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Re: New Forum Changes
« Reply #3 on: June 22, 2012, 11:34:51 AM »
Good job, John!
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« Reply #4 on: June 22, 2012, 11:42:09 AM »
Nice work, John.  Now if we could just get a link to the main FES site and/or the wiki.
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Re: New Forum Changes
« Reply #5 on: June 22, 2012, 12:00:46 PM »
I'm not sure if the automatically embedding youtube videos is a good thing.  A separate "[youtube]" tag might be a better idea, this way existing posts with inline links in paragraphs to youtube videos don't get translated to embedded videos, breaking up the paragraph.

For example:

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Duis a pretium libero. Donec at tortor nec purus imperdiet pulvinar. Maecenas dictum tristique felis at rhoncus. Aliquam erat volutpat. Nam laoreet nunc leo. Curabitur sem tortor, " class="bbc_link" target="_blank"> commodo sit amet suscipit at, semper sit amet enim. Nulla volutpat sagittis ullamcorper. Vivamus a nibh at dui vestibulum suscipit. Aliquam id mauris dui. Quisque dictum gravida euismod. In nunc ante, bibendum nec vestibulum nec, iaculis id est.
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« Reply #6 on: June 22, 2012, 12:13:20 PM »
I can disable it within #" class="bbc_link" target="_blank">Thomas Dolby "The Flat Earth" sentences.  I'll see if I can require it to be alone on a line or add in the youtube bbc  code if otheres agree. #" class="bbc_link" target="_blank">Thomas Dolby "The Flat Earth"
« Last Edit: June 22, 2012, 12:15:49 PM by John Davis »
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« Reply #7 on: June 22, 2012, 12:17:07 PM »
Either of those options is probably fine. The former might aid against inevitable noobs asking how to embed videos.
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« Reply #8 on: June 22, 2012, 02:45:01 PM »
It's about time we got a competent admin around here!

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« Reply #9 on: June 22, 2012, 03:52:06 PM »
John Davis for president!
Where did you educate the biology, in toulet?

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« Reply #10 on: June 22, 2012, 04:41:11 PM »
Well done!
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« Reply #11 on: June 22, 2012, 05:38:16 PM »
Yay!
Now I can post my e video without breaking the flow.
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« Reply #12 on: June 22, 2012, 06:44:18 PM »
It's about time we got a competent admin around here!

I lol'd pretty hard.
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Re: New Forum Changes
« Reply #13 on: June 23, 2012, 09:39:55 AM »
Added an image shack uploader in attachments and other options on post page.
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« Reply #14 on: June 23, 2012, 10:13:10 AM »
Imageshack kind of sucks, how about imgur?
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« Reply #15 on: June 23, 2012, 10:22:55 AM »
I use tinypic. It doesn't require you to create an account and stores pictures long enough for Saddam to necro them.

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« Reply #16 on: June 23, 2012, 10:48:43 AM »
You don't need an account for imageshack (or imgur) either.  Imageshack is just often an unresponsive service.
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« Reply #17 on: June 23, 2012, 11:17:26 AM »
Imageshack kind of sucks, how about imgur?
I'm willing to add another image service if someone finds me an easy widget to throw in.  When I get time later on, I'd be willing to program my own using their api, but for now I think its more important to hit as many issues as possible while I have some time.
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« Reply #18 on: June 23, 2012, 12:22:36 PM »
Cool, cool.  Also I think something broke with the avatars because Mr. Pseudonym's is huge now. 
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« Reply #19 on: June 23, 2012, 01:13:23 PM »
The maths bit is awesome.

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« Reply #20 on: June 23, 2012, 01:15:07 PM »
Cool, cool.  Also I think something broke with the avatars because Mr. Pseudonym's is huge now.

Yeah, the scaling is broken.  They are trying to resolve this.

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« Reply #21 on: June 23, 2012, 04:09:19 PM »
Cool, cool.  Also I think something broke with the avatars because Mr. Pseudonym's is huge now.

Yeah, the scaling is broken.  They are trying to resolve this.
Well, I've tried uploading a much smaller one (less than 125*125) and it still doesn't seem to work. I might have to wait for Pizza Planet to make me a new avatar!  :-[
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« Reply #22 on: June 24, 2012, 09:51:28 AM »
That's odd.  I added security checks to uploaded images.  Perhaps its failing the checks.  I'll look into it as I have to upload my avatar when I get my old hd up.
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« Reply #23 on: June 30, 2012, 07:16:06 AM »
Awesome stuff!
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